SOURCE: Altair Nanotechnologies

October 12, 2005 11:56 ET

Altair Nanotechnologies CEO Invited to Speak at the NSTI Nano Impact Summit

RENO, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 12, 2005 -- Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer and President, Alan J. Gotcher, Ph.D., will be speaking at the NSTI Nano Impact Summit being held October 19, 2005 in Washington, DC. The Nano Impact Summit, "In Alignment with the US Government Initiatives in Nanotechnology," will showcase top businesses demonstrating nanotech-based commercial and product maturity, leading the wave of nanotech's impact on society and economies.

Dr. Gotcher will be speaking Wednesday, October 19 at 2:30 p.m., and the topic of his presentation is "Nano Structured Electrodes for Power Lithium Ion Batteries." Other companies speaking during the one-day Summit include IBM, General Electric Company, Procter and Gamble Company, and Motorola.

The NSTI Nano Impact Summit is being held at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town located in Alexandria, Virginia. For more information about attending the conference, visit the NSTI website at


Altairnano is a leading supplier and innovator of advanced ceramic nanomaterial technology. Based in Reno, Nevada, Altairnano has assembled a unique team of materials scientists who, coupled in collaborative ventures with industry partners and leading academic centers, have pioneered an array of intellectual property and products.

Altairnano's robust proprietary technology platforms produce a variety of crystalline and non-crystalline nanomaterials of unique structure, performance, quality and cost. The company has scalable manufacturing capability to meet emerging nanomaterials demands. Altairnano's two divisions, Life Sciences and Performance Materials, are focused on applications where its nanotechnology may enable new high growth markets. The Life Sciences Division is pursuing market applications in pharmaceuticals, drug delivery, dental materials and other medical markets. The Performance Materials Division is focused on market applications in advanced materials for paints and coatings; air and water treatment and alternative energy including new lithium ion battery electrode materials. For additional information on Altairnano and its nanomaterials, visit

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